When four choreographers decided to launch a new contemporary dance festival — with three weeks’ notice — no one guessed it would change Trinidad’s cultural landscape. Nazma Muller follows the evolution of the COCO Dance Festival, and finds out how it’s boosted the careers of a new generation of dancers and choreographers.
New releases to get you in the groove — from “island rock” to jazz and soca.
This month’s reading picks — from Caribbean sci-fi to hard hitting essays about contemporary Jamaica.
DR designer Kristy Collado crafts distinctive unisex jewellery for her Chejo line.
Celebrating Divali in Trinidad, St Lucia’s creole heritage, and the legacy of Jamaica’s Miss Lou.
Jamaica’s Martha Brae River is best explored by bamboo raft.
175 years ago, the famous Amistad trial was a turning point for the anti-slavery movement. James Ferguson revisits the landmark case.
The sighting of a rare snake led to an ambitious initiative to protect Antigua’s tiny offshore islands. Joanne C. Hillhouse investigates the Antigua and Barbuda Environmental Awareness Group’s flagship project.